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Bonnemaisonia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Endlicher

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Bonnemaisoniales
Family Bonnemaisoniaceae
Genus Bonnemaisonia


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Bonnemaisonia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Endlicher
Canal Rocks, Western Australia. 08 May 2019. G.J.Edgar. © G.J.Edgar.

Bonnemaisonia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Endlicher
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.


Mallomonas oviformis Nygaard

Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Canal Rocks, Western Australia
© G.J.Edgar

Publication details
Bonnemaisonia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Endlicher 1843: 44

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bonnemaisonia is Bonnemaisonia asparagoides (Woodward) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva

Rhodomela dorsifera C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "ad oras novae Hollandiae" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 328). Holotype: PC, Herb. Agardh, LD (part) 25552 (Womersley 1994: 335). Notes: Part in Herb. Agardh, LD, 25552.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2019.

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